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" Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone, And o'er his cold ashes upbraid him; — But little he'll reck, if they let him sleep on, In the grave where a Briton has laid him. "
Tickler, Or, Monthly Compendium of Good Things, in Prose and Verse: Blending ... - Page 78
1818
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Conversations on Religion, with Lord Byron and Others: Held in Cephalonia, a ...

James Kennedy - Poets, English - 1830 - 461 pages
...o'er his cold ashes upbraid him ; But nothing he'll reck, if they let him sleep on In the grave where a Briton has laid him. But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock told the hour for retiring ; And we heard, by the distant and random gun, That the foe was suddenly...
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The Academical Speaker: A Selection of Extracts in Prose and Verse, from ...

Benjamin Dudley Emerson - American literature - 1830 - 321 pages
...o'er his cold ashes upbraid him ; But nothing he '11 reck, if they let him sleep on In the grave where a Briton has laid him.' But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock tolled the hour for retiring, And we heard the distant and random gun, That the foe was suddenly firing...
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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery: As Applied to Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1830 - 404 pages
...him ; But nothing he'll reck, if they let him sleep on In the grave where a Briton has laid him." 7 But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock toll'd the hour lor retiring, And we heard/the distant and random gun, That the fee was suddenly firing — 8 -Slowly...
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Memorials of the Late War ...: Journal of a soldier of the Seventy-first ...

Peninsular War, 1807-1814 - 1831
...his cold ashes upbraid him, — But little he'll reck, if they let him sleep on In the grave where a Briton has laid him. But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock struck the hour for retiring ; And we heard the distant and random gun That the foe was sullenly firing....
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The Academical Speaker: A Selection of Extracts in Prose and Verse, from ...

Benjamin Dudley Emerson - Elocution - 1831 - 356 pages
...o'er his cold ashes upbraid him; But nothing he 'll reck, if they let him sleep on In the grave where a Briton has laid him. But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock tolled the hour for retiring, And we heard, by the distant random gun, That the foe was suddenly firing...
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The Academical Speaker: A Selection of Extracts in Prose and Verse, from ...

Benjamin Dudley Emerson - Elocution - 1831 - 338 pages
...o'er his cold ashes upbraid him; But nothing he 'll reck, if they let him sleep on In the grave where a Briton has laid him. But half of our heavy task was done, And we heard, by the distant random gun, ThaMhe foe was suddenly firing— When the clock tolled the...
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The National Orator;: Consisting of Selections, Adapted for Rhetorical ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1832 - 284 pages
...his cold ashes upbraid him- ; But nothing he'll reck, if they let him sleep on, In the grave where a Briton has laid him. But half of our heavy task, was done, When the clock tolled the hour for retiring f And we heard, by the distant random gun, That the foe was suddenly firing....
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - 1832
...the grave where a Briton has laid him. A But half of our heavy task was clone, When the clock struck the hour for retiring ; And we heard the distant and random gun That the foe was sullenly firing. Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the field of his fame fresh and...
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A collection of interesting and instructive lessons, intended as a sequel to ...

James Campbell (teacher of English.) - 1832
...his cold ashes upbraid him,— But nothing he'll reck, if they let him sleep on In the grave where a Briton has laid him. But half of our heavy task was done, And we heard by the distant and random gun That the foe was suddenly firing. When the clock toll'd...
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The Rhetorical Reader: Consisting of Instructions for Regulating the Voice ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1833 - 312 pages
...him; But nothing he '11 reck, if they let him sleep on In the grave where a Briton has laid him." 7 But half of our heavy task was done, When the clock...retiring, And we heard the distant and random gun, the foe was suddenly firing— 8 (jj ) Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the field of his fame...
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